Quick Critical Care Reference / Edition 3

Quick Critical Care Reference / Edition 3

by Susan B. Stillwell, Susan B. Stilwell
     
 

This portable reference offers numerous tables and charts on information needed every day in the critical care unit. Topics include formulas and calculations, drug fusion drip rate conversion charts, ECG rhythm strip rate chart, ventilator guidelines, normal lab values, and much more!See more details below

Overview

This portable reference offers numerous tables and charts on information needed every day in the critical care unit. Topics include formulas and calculations, drug fusion drip rate conversion charts, ECG rhythm strip rate chart, ventilator guidelines, normal lab values, and much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815136941
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 5.49(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Sect. IAssessment Guides1
Head-to-toe assessment1
Vital signs2
Neurologic8
Pulmonary13
Cardiovascular22
GI/metabolic26
Fluid and Electrolytes31
Sect. IIMonitoring Guidelines34
Arterial line34
Pulmonary artery catheter35
Guidelines for troubleshooting Arterial and PA lines38
Intracranial pressure line40
Checklist for ICP monitoring42
IABP43
Sect. IIIElectrocardiography46
Monitor leads46
Measuring heart rate and rhythm47
Sect. IVPediatric Assessment Guides56
Pediatric vital signs56
Pediatric coma scale57
Recognizing signs and symptoms of distress58
Miscellaneous formulas59
Daily fluid maintenance requirements59
Nutrition60
Pediatric sizes for resuscitation equipment60
Emergency pediatric pharmacology61
Sect. VLaboratory Values63
Blood studies63
Miscellaneous66
Sect. VIFormulas and Conversion Factors68
Miscellaneous calculations68
Conversion factors68

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